Lakhbir Singh Badesha

Extrajudicial execution on April 21, 1993

Male, age 30


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 13, 1993

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 21, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Rupnagar, Unknown type of security forces

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Criminal Investigation Agency, from Rupnagar CIA Staff

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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